EPWU RECOGNIZED FOR EXCELLENCE, TRANSPARENCY IN FINANCIAL REPORTING
Contact: Christina Montoya, Vice President – Marketing and Communication
915-594-5596 (office), e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Date: April 4, 2012
EL PASO – The Government Finance Officers Association has recognized El Paso Water Utilities for producing a straight-forward annual financial report that accurately explains EPWU's financial position.
EPWU was awarded the association's Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting for its comprehensive annual financial report (CAFR). The utility has received the award for 16 consecutive years.
The certificate is the highest form of recognition in the area of governmental accounting and financial reporting. The CAFR has been judged by an impartial panel to meet the high standards of the program, including demonstrating a constructive "spirit of full disclosure," by clearly communicating often-complicated financial issues.